So I'm a Spider, So What? Creators Reveal How They Came Up with the Series

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So I'm a Spider, So What?

 

How did So I'm a Spider, So What? come to be, and is there any rhyme or reason to the protagonist being a spider? The answers to these questions and more may surprise you when you check out the Q&A with light novel author Okina Baba and illustrator Tsukasa Kiryu. 

 

Yen Press originally shared the Q&A during the Yen Press Presents: So I'm a Spider, So What? panel at Anime Expo Lite 2020, and now it's available on its own. You can watch the full video below, and you can also read the transcript on the Yen Press website.  

 

 

Volume 1 cover:

 

 

If you missed it, the So I'm a Spider, So What? anime adaptation was revealed as a Crunchyroll Original at Anime Expo Lite. Here's a quick overview:

 

So I'm a Spider, So What?

Launch Time: January 2021

Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

 

 

Synopsis:

I, the protagonist, was just an ordinary high school girl, but suddenly I was reincarnated as a spider monster in a fantasy world. Not only that, but I awakened in a dungeon filled with vicious monsters. Armed with only my human knowledge and my overwhelming positivity, I'm forced to use spiderwebs and traps to defeat far stronger monsters just to stay alive... So begins the labyrinth survival story of a girl with incredible mental strength living as one of the lowest-ranked beasts!

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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